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Through Unknown, students will learn about HeLa cells and the story of Henrietta Lacks. Students will also dive into the ethics behind using humans in research, patient rights, and informed consent. Students will utilize their artistic skills by completing both a self-portrait and a 3D model of a cell structure.
Registration will open a few weeks in advance to initiative launch
The semi-structured curriculum below is ready to be customized by teachers. We have provided a 6-day curriculum, of 60-minute lessons. Adjusting to meet your students' needs is strongly encouraged.
Please note: Slides are in google format, but can be downloaded in .ppt. All slides for days 1-6 are included. All materials or handouts referenced are linked to in the individual google slides or teacher notes accompanying the slides.
To download the slides as Microsoft PPT, click here.
Live webinar will be scheduled for late April
Escambia Boys (FL)
Henrietta Lacks Portrait
by E. North
Morehead Youth Development Center (KY)
Portrait of Henrietta Lacks
RFK South Hadley (MA)
Datema House (MO)
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